May Hill inspirations

Our Year 12 Fine Art students showcased their artwork recently at May Hill’s Celebration day on June 13th. Students were invited by organiser Anne Charnock to submit work inspired by May Hill to be displayed alongside professional local artists. Visitors were impressed by the superb standard of art work from Newent’s outstanding art department. The … Continue reading

Exploring the outside world again.

As the warmer weather comes in, we started exploring the outside world again. Discovering a sense of place, above are Miriam’s responses and below are mine. Bex xx

Pictures at the Exhibition

  A quick trip to Taurus Crafts today to take some pics of the exhibition….the Conservatory room…. and a painting that seems to suit a rough stone wall….. ….that’s my boy!   Miriam.

Taurus crafts Exhibition

Time is trickling away and the date of my private view at Taurus Crafts is almost here. The Private View will be from 7 to 9 on the 25th May and the exhibition will run for a month after that. Most things are sorted; dad is working hard on the frames, Gary has helped me … Continue reading

Bright-colour days!

Just a quickie to show you some happy colour in a development of the May Hill painting. Determined to just stop this one before I overwork it. Miriam.

Applestore Gallery Exhibition

So the exhibition Private View went well and all I need now is to sell a few pieces. Fingers crossed! Here are my 6 little prints on the left. Here’s a flash enhanced close-up of one!! I think I called it something deep and meaningful like ‘Sailing into the Unknown.’The Gallery from the road outside…… … Continue reading

felt landscapes (and porridge)

It’s been a while since the last post – must be too relaxed as it’s holiday time! Anyway here’s a little of what I’ve been getting up to… the view on the way home from work ….yay! Summer hols start here.The sunlight does the work for me here. Then a little trip to Newnham-on-Severn and … Continue reading

We’re selling and exhibiting!!

Really excited to tell you that Bex has sold some of her lovely necklaces recently as a result of the day we spent in Memento Gift Shop in Newent. The beads she made were much admired and she will be busy over the next few weeks making more as there as been so much interest … Continue reading

ideas for painting away the summer holidays

May Hill seems to have an addictive quality – Last Thursday’s weather was absolutely glorious, and during a jaunt up the hill with my son’s beaver group, I couldn’t resist adding a few more photos to the resource collection for summer holiday painting. Gorgeous greens….. This one is typical of my photography skills but hey – … Continue reading


Did you catch the latest episode of The Apprentice and the fast food challenge? Inspired by the My-Py team and a bit of Friday afternoon tired craziness we have come up with our own messy nest Business Plan for the Future including lots of important pie charts and analysis. Alan Sugar eat your heart out! Oh … Continue reading